Make a movie with Director Tracy Wren at The Academy Theatre!

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The class is intended for first time filmmakers or for more experienced filmmakers looking to sharpen their skills. Classes will be offered ….
  • Week 1. – Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 10:00 AM – Noon
    • Scriptwriting – Premise, Character, Conflict – Pre-visualization
  • Week 2. Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 10:00 AM – Noon
    • Pre-production, Casting, Rehearsal techniques
  • Week 3. Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 10:00 AM – Noon
    • Pre-production, Storyboarding, Blocking, Costumes, Set Design
    • Shoot a five-minute film between Class 3 and 4.
  • Week 4. Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 10:00 AM – Noon
    • Editing Feedback, Entering in Festivals
  • Week 5. Saturday, August 4, 2018 3:00 afternoon Film Festival
    • Screen your film at the Academy Theatre!

Cost: $250

Tracy Wren, Director/Writer

Tracy Wren is the director of two features and the recipient of numerous awards. Tracy Wren directed Neighbors, a short drama adapted from three Raymond Carver stories, starring Gil Bellows and which received the Royal Canadian Reel Award. Claude et Albert, a short doc about two Cajuns killing a turkey for Christmas took first place at the Kerry Film Festival adjudicated by director Sir John Boorman for Ardmore Studios. Tracy Wren’s films have screened worldwide and won numerous awards. Tracy earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Northwestern University. She then went on to receive an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa and an M.F.A. in Directing from the School of Cinematic Arts at USC. She has also received awards for her writing including the NorthwesternUniversity Short Fiction Literary Award and a Stand Magazine Award. She has taught filmmaking at the Pepperdine Summer Film School and at the Monarch School for Cinequest in San Diego. Tracy is currently in pre-production for her next feature, “It Just Came Out.” Tracy Wren is a member of the Alliance of Women Directors, and is WGA/DGA eligible.
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